Past Members

Leo Barrios
(2020-2023)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelor’s, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Lab assistant
  • Where now: Completing degree

Anthony Chau
(2016-2017)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelors, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Statistical coding
  • Where now: University of California San Francisco Research Associate

Mahsa Gifani
(2019-2020)

  • Degree/Position: M.D., Post-doctoral
  • Field in lab: Imaging
  • Where now: Post-doctoral researcher at Michigan State University School of Medicine

Ryan Harth
(2021-2022)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelors, Undergraduate – Mechanical Engineering
  • Field in lab: Nanoparticle fabrication
  • Where now: Working in the Bush Lab – MSU Mechanical Engineering

Alexander Honkala
(2016-2019)

  • Degree/Position: Research assistant
  • Field in lab: Immunology
  • Where now: CEO and founder of Arxeon

Niloufar Hosseini-Nassab
(2017-2018)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Post-doctoral
  • Field in lab: Nanoparticle chemistry
  • Where now: Post-doctoral researcher at Department of Radiology, Stanford University

Kayley Irwin
(2019-2019)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelors of Science, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Nanoparticles
  • Where now: Michigan State University Dean’s Research Scholar

Mana Jammalamadaka
(2010)

  • Degree/Position: High school student
  • Field in lab: Image analysis
  • Where now: Unknown

Irina Kalashnikova
(2019-2020)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Post-doctoral
  • Field in lab: Nanoparticle chemistry
  • Where now: Unknown

Jarrod Marks
(2009)

  • Degree/Position: Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Image analysis
  • Where now: Resident physician at Tufts University

Zach Miller
(2020-2022)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelors, Undergraduate – Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Field in lab: 3D cancer cell culture
  • Where now: Unknown

Sesha Paluri
(2020-2022)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Post-doctoral
  • Field in lab: Flow cytometry, biological testing of nanoparticle effects
  • Where now: On leave

Kaylee Park
(2020-2023)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelor’s, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Lab assistant
  • Where now: TBD

Peng Peng
(2017-2018)

  • Degree/Position: M.D., Visiting Scholar
  • Field in lab: Imaging and radiology
  • Where now: Attending physician at Guangxi, China

Madhu Puri
(2022-2023)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Microbiology
  • Field in lab: TBD
  • Where now: TBD

Harikrishna Rallapalli
(2009-2012)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Various
  • Where now: Post-doctoral researcher at the National Institutes of Health

Shaveena Sivapalan
(2019-2021)

  • Degree/Position: Bachelors, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Nanomedicine
  • Where now: Medical School

Darren Story
(2021-2023)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Post-doctoral
  • Field in lab: Photoacoustic imaging of atherosclerotic plaques
  • Where now: Post-doctoral student at Central Michigan University (until July 2024). Assistant professor at Saginaw Valley State University (beginning July 2024).

Kode Uday
(2020-2021)

  • Degree/Position: Human Biology, Research Assistant
  • Field in lab: Nanomedicine
  • Where now: Medical School

Jay Williams-Rodgers
(2021)

  • Degree/Position: Electrical Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Field in lab: Magnetic particle imaging (MPI)
  • Where now: Working toward his degree at MSU

Hanxue Zhao
(2016-2017)

  • Degree/Position: M.D., Visiting Scholar
  • Field in lab: Imaging and radiology
  • Where now: Attending radiologist in Beijing, China

Michael Zhao
(2010)

  • Degree/Position: Masters, Research Assistant
  • Field in lab: Nanomechanics
  • Where now: Senior consultant

Xingjun Zhu
(2017-2018)

  • Degree/Position: Ph.D, Post-doctoral
  • Field in lab: Nanoparticle chemistry
  • Where now: Assistant Professor at ShanghaiTech, China

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